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Get set for school and beyond with financial advice to help you manage your money with confidence.
Learn how to balance your student budget so you have enough money for the essentials and some fun extras too.
Read article (3 minutes) 5 ways to manage your spending as a student.
From paying down debt to building savings, learn money management skills to achieve your goals for today and the future.
Read article (3 minutes) 4 steps to tackle student debt and save for other goals.
Learn the basics of budgeting so you can buy the things you need (and want), while saving for the future.
Read article (4 minutes) Budget like a boss.
Boost your financial smarts and learn how to build your credit history, establish good credit, and check your credit score.
Read article (2 minutes) A crash course on credit.
With bills, books, food and tuition, you have enough expenses. Why spend more if you don’t have to?
Read article (3 minutes) Avoiding interest.
Learn the ins and outs of credit cards: how they work, why you might need one and how to manage your spending.
Read article (4 minutes) Your credit card guide.
Understand the basics of investing and why it’s important to start early.
Read article (2 minutes) Investing 101.
Knowing what kind of an investor you are can play a major role in helping you put together an investment portfolio.
Read article (2 minutes) Your investing personality.
Learn how to build and manage an investment portfolio, then put that knowledge to work for you.
Read article (1 minute) Managing your investments.
Your high school years are coming to a close and you have many options. Here are just a few ideas to think about.
Read article (2 minutes) Graduating from high school.
You've decided to take the plunge and head to university or college. But how do you decide where to go?
Read article (3 minutes) Choosing a school.
If there’s only one thing you need to know about scholarships, it’s that you should apply.
Read article (2 minutes) Scholarships 101.
Every dollar you save adds up. These tips will help you get a head start on savings.
Read article (3 minutes) Grow your student savings.
With tuition costs on the rise, discover how you can finance your education.
Read article (4 minutes) A guide to student loans.
Understand the options available for financial help with post-secondary education expenses.
Read article (3 minutes) The basics of student loans.
Even with a part-time job and summer employment, you could find yourself short on tuition money. If you’re looking for alternative sources of financing, the government and banks are a good place to start.
Read article (2 minutes) Show me the money: Financing your education.
Even if you’ve saved for your post-secondary education, you may still need to borrow to make ends meet — either before you begin or along the way.
Read article (2 minutes) Borrowing options for students and parents.
If you’re like most students, your savings probably won’t cover all of your education costs.
Read article (2 minutes) How to prepare for a loan.
Thinking about moving out of residence or your parents' home? There's a lot you can learn before you make the move.
Read article (2 minutes) Home sweet home: Off-campus living.
Before you sign a lease, here are some “Do’s and Don’ts” to consider.
Read article (2 minutes) What to look for when signing a lease.
Student budget calculator
Learn how to fund your education and get tailored tips for building your savings, managing your spending and more.
Student credit card selector
As a student, you need a credit card that gives you the best value based on your lifestyle, spending habits and priorities.
Mortgage affordability calculator
Thinking about your first home? Use our calculator to get an estimate on the price range that fits your budget, along with mortgage details.
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